charitable giving

Dec 16, 2013

The charitable face of data: Using big data to enhance nonprofit giving

Harnessing big data to make small changes to the giving process can result in substantial increases in donations because charities appear more appealing and can target the right people, explains Jed Mole with Acxiom.

Aug 26, 2013

Personal philanthropy should reflect the donor’s passions

Milton Rhodes, retiring president and CEO of The Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County disagrees with the provocative new book, "Reinventing Philanthropy," noting that “the arts enrich our lives every day, enhance our children’s education, create jobs, generate tax revenue to fund essential services and help corporations and businesses attract and retain the creative employees needed for a 21st-century knowledge-based economy.”

Jul 29, 2013

NC nonprofits fared well overall in this round of state tax changes

Nonprofit tax exemptions and incentives for charitable giving are at the heart of the bill overhauling North Carolina’s tax system, which Governor Pat McCrory signed into law last week.

Apr 15, 2013

Snap Poll: Increases in tax rates will not greatly affect charitable giving

A recent PJ Snap Poll asked readers how increases in the 2013 payroll deduction and the highest marginal income tax rates will impact their charitable giving this year. Overall, the answer for three-fourths of the 248 people who responded is – not at all. Other research helps explain why.

Jan 31, 2013

Blackbaud highlights key nonprofit sector trends to watch in 2013

Blackbaud, a leading provider of nonprofit software and services, has shared trends that will have the biggest impact on the nonprofit sector in 2013: charitable giving is not likely to grow much; a revaluing of the nonprofit sector will occur; technology will play an increasingly important role for both organizations and supporters; and the world will continue to shrink as philanthropic borders broaden.

Jun 21, 2012

Annual Giving Report Released

The Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University and Giving USA released The Annual Report on Philanthropy for the Year 2011 on Tuesday. In its 57th publication, the report aims to take a pulse of yearly giving to charitable organizations.

Jul 21, 2008

New nonprofit leader should ramp up quickly

By moving rapidly and strategically, the new CEO at the National Council of Nonprofit Associations can tap its huge potential to shape critical national issues for nonprofits.

May 12, 2008

Americans give in every season

Over 61 million U.S. residents volunteered a total of nearly 3.2 billion hours in 2006, keeping our society functioning year-round.

Mar 28, 2008

GSK gives $564 million in 2007

In-kind donations of $448 million constituted the bulk of drug company GlaxoSmithKline’s charitable giving last year.